Project Officer - Infrastructure Project Delivery

Project Officer - Infrastructure Project Delivery

City Of Rockingham WA | rockingham, WA, AU

Posted 9 days ago

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Full-time (average of 38 hours per week)

The City of Rockingham is located 40km south of the Perth CBDand is one of the fastest growing local governments in the southmetropolitan area. We are responsible for the provision anddelivery of high quality services, facilities and events that meetor exceed community expectations. Providing a safe andhealthy workplace for our employees is important to us and we arecommitted to employing team members who share the City’sValues of R ecognition, E thics, S ervice, P rofessional D evelopment, E mpowerment, C ommunication and T eamwork– RESPECT. These Values are incorporated into allaspects of employment at the City.

You will manage the planning and delivery of multiple built formminor projects and contracts from procurement to completion stagesensuring that they are delivered on time, on budget and to thehighest quality in line with the City policies and frameworks andindustry best practice and codes. You will also be a part of adynamic team of professionals providing internal specialisedproject consultancy services for other City departments. You willbe called upon to review specialised consultant and architectspecifications, drawings, contract documentation and communicateamendments. The assessment of tender and quote submissions and therecommendation to award contracts is a vital part of your role. Youwill be required to create and update project management tools,registers, reports and other documentation as required by policies,procedures and the City’s Project Management Framework.

Pivotal to the planning and delivery of projects, you will havestrong written and interpersonal skills, particularly verbalcommunication with the ability to build stakeholderrelationships. You will use your experience in managing andadministering construction projects and contracts whilst managingcost control and financial reporting. You will also possess theability to produce high quality project scopes, specifications,contracts, estimates and budgets. It is essential to havequalification in project management, construction, engineering ortrades field. Being able to use your previous experience in localgovernment along with understanding of appropriate legislation ishighly regarded.

During the online application process you will need tospecifically address the following selectioncriteria :

  • Demonstrated experience in managing and administering construction projects and contracts
  • Diverse construction/trade experience and technical expertise
  • Experience with financial management of multi-disciplinary projects covering budgeting, cost control and reporting requirements
  • Strong background in managing contractors and tradespersons
  • Ability to produce high quality project scopes, specifications, contracts, estimates and budgets
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills, particularly verbal communication
  • Degree, diploma or trade qualification in project management, construction, engineering or trades field
  • Current ‘C’ class driver’s licence
  • This position offers a gross salary from $88,049 to94,523 per annum (dependent on skills andexperience). 

    In addition, we offer:

  • 11% superannuation plus the opportunity to co-contribute up to 5%
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements, including rostered days off and two additional paid days of absence per annum
  • Training and development opportunities including paid study leave and study fees
  • Salary packaging opportunities for motor vehicles, etc.
  • An information package is available on our .

    Applications are open until the City receives a suitable pool ofpotential candidates. This means applications will closewithout notice so, if you are interested, apply as soon aspossible. 

    This process may be used to fill future similar permanent orfixed-term positions that may become available in the City duringthe next 12 months.

    The City of Rockingham accepts applicants from a diverserange of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres StraitIslander people, people living with disability and people who speaka first language other than English.